Androscoggin No. 2 company, Topsham, ca. 1890

Contributed by Town of Topsham

Description

The town of Topsham's first fire company stands in front of the first engine house--on Winter Street at Quint's Stables--with the Androscoggin No. 2 hand engine. The engine was moved in about 1897 to a new building constructed for it on Main Street.

The Androscoggin No. 2 was an 1850 Hunneman engine with a 6" piston cylinder. It won competitions for hand pumpers throughout Maine and New England.

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About This Item

  • Title: Androscoggin No. 2 company, Topsham, ca. 1890
  • Creation Date: circa 1890
  • Subject Date: circa 1890
  • Local Name: Barron's Hill, Quint's Hill
  • Town: Topsham, Topsham
  • County: Sagadahoc
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 25 cm x 30 cm
  • Local Code: 2000-07-13cb
  • Collection: Androscoggin Veterans Fire Association Collection
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Town of Topsham
Topsham Historical Comm., Town Hall, 100 Main Street, Topsham, ME 04086
(207) 725-1303

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